Talismanic cloths and undershirts are either carried or worn to ward off evil spirits. They are usually covered in mystical and symbolic diagrams.This cloth contains letters and numbers in a large grid.The numbers represent stars, suns and planets and relate to the horoscope of the wearer. They are meant to be recited as magical incantations.
Circa: 19th century
Condition: A corrosive color that was used to draw small sprigs along the edges caused holes as seen in one of the detail shots, otherwise fine
Dimensions: 52" x 51"
Inventory number: TX4052